How should Bridgton approach regulating medical marijuana dispensaries and adult-use storefronts?
It all depends upon who you ask.
As Bridgton planners and others craft a local ordinance to address the issue, 229 people registered their thoughts in a survey the town conducted back in late July and early August.
Some were short and to the point from “The time has come, don’t drag it out” to “Here’s our chance. Let’s do it right” and “This type of business has no place in our town.”
Under “additional comments,” the town received 74 responses. Here’s a sampling:
- Over the last 45 years, Bridgton has maintained its uniqueness by letting others — North Conway, Windham, etc. — take the onus of strip malls, large box stores and residential unfriendly operations. Let’s continue to do so.
- Medical products are positive. Social product and its multiple side
... read more at: http://www.bridgton.com/marijuana-survey-shows-varying-opinions/